How Nextdoor is helping law enforcement connect with residents and reduce crime
Commentary: Annie Barco of Nextdoor shares examples of how her company's social network is helping law enforcement form tighter bonds that make communities safer.
State and local governments face a disturbing cybersecurity threat
Commentary: Particularly in smart cities, the threat of cyberattacks is as high as ever, says the CEO of Minerva Labs.
'Without reasonable delay' — How security breach reporting is evolving in government
Commentary: The IT security landscape is changing, and Jayne Holland, NIC's chief security officer, says agencies must respond in kind.
Protecting first responder networks is both expensive and essential
Commentary: Some of the nation’s most critical communications infrastructure deserves the same level of cybersecurity attention that the military and intelligence agencies give their networks, says John Minasyan, director of product management at Belkin.
States are proposing net neutrality laws — location intelligence can measure their success
Commentary: Geospatial data visualizations don't just help communities understand issues, but can also identify the most effective policy, says Esri's urban analytics lead.
Four ways state and local CIOs can boost cybersecurity
Commentary: Tanium Security Director Andre McGregor draws on his experience with the FBI to lend state and local government tech teams advice for keeping their networks and data secure.
Emerging roadway weather tech can bridge the data knowledge gap
Commentary: A roadway weather information systems expert from Campbell Scientific Canada says struggles to understand data from today’s systems will open the door for next generation technologies.
Emerging technologies empower government to respond to constituent demand
Commentary: Leaders from consultancy NIC Inc. say technologies like chatbots, "voice-first" devices, and virtual reality are enabling government to serve its public like never before.
Securing the government cloud: Tips for screening SaaS products
Commentary: Some vendors mislead their customers when it comes to cybersecurity. Everlaw CEO AJ Shankar shares a few questions that should be asked to keep them honest.